A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight, Miss Elsie Adair, assisted by several Hongkong amateurs, will give another performance. And fifteen views of the Jubilee procession will be shown on the vitascope. Mrs Jewell, and Miss Lee Jarvis, the celebrated comic opera prima donna, is to contribute several…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair's entertainment continues in Theatre Royal. With additional performers Mrs. Jewell and Miss Lee Jarvis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-07 - 1902-03-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. will open at the Victoria Theatre on March 13th with The Speculators. Performances by Fiddle Lee Dee. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-15 - 1902-03-18
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. at the Victoria Theatre with The Speculators. Performances by Fiddle Lee Dee. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Introducing two excellent attractions: The Wheelers, group of trick riders and Dante, a conjurer, from the performance of The Gaiety Stars Entertainment Company, which opened a short season in the Theatre Royal. Other than that, the rest of the performers include: singing and dancing by Mr Eric…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Headline: The New Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-13
Summary:

Canton, December 11 – A Chinese merchant named Liu To Lung, of the Kwong Lee Company, has offered $18,000 as a yearly rental for the new theatre at Cheun Lung Hau. The Reorganization Department has sent an officer to inquire whether this merchant is reliable or not.

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Headline: A Theatre Drawl
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-18
Summary:

Canton, 17th October – On the 15th instant, when a theatrical performance was going on in a theatre in the market town of Kut Lee, in the district of Hamhoi, a disturbance arose between some of the spectators, with the result that one man was killed and another wounded by shots fired from…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-12
Summary:

Shameen, November 10 – The concert at the close of the King's Birthday celebration was a huge success, 400 seats were provided and latecomers had to stand. It was a happy idea to have the cinematograph and the band of the 13th Rajputs. Miss H. Thorne was demanded to have an encore for each…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-13
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph was crowded on Monday evening when a benefit performance was held for Sister Coleman. Miss Goldie Collins, too, had a great reception in this farewell performance. The Lee Sisters have arrived and will make their debut at an early date.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-13 - 1909-07-15
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Last performances of the celebrated artiste, Goldie Collins. New films. Sisters Coleman. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Debut of the Lee Sisters.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-16 - 1909-07-21
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. New films. Sisters Coleman. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Great success of the Lee Sisters.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-22 - 1909-07-26
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Special programme. Farewell performance of the well-known transformist, E. Fregolini. Sisters Lee, Sisters Coleman and Troupe Engel. New films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-27 - 1909-07-29
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Special programme. E. Fregolini for three nights only. Sisters Lee, Sisters Coleman and Troupe Engel. New films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-30 - 1909-08-02
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Sisters Lee and Sisters Coleman. New films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-08-03 - 1909-08-11
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated Australian artistes, Phillips Sisters. Sisters Lee and Sisters Coleman. New films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-08-12 - 1909-08-19
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. Debut of the celebrated Australian artistes, Phillips Sisters. Sisters Lee and Sisters Coleman. New films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-16 - 1909-09-16
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Tomorrow, the reappearance of Miss Ivy Lee. New films in every change of programme. Artistes: Miss L. Lee, Miss Doryta and Prof. Llford. Coming! A celebrated Australian artistes. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-17 - 1909-09-18
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films in every change of programme. Artistes: Miss L. Lee, Miss Doryta and Prof. Llford. Coming! A celebrated Australian artistes. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-20 - 1909-09-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films in every change of programme. Miss Ivy Lee. Miss Ethel Leslie, a celebrated Australian artiste. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Reduced prices.